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The 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Scott County, Olivia Triplett, is one of 30 young women from across Mississippi who will be vying to become the next Distinguished Young Woman of Mississippi and represent the state in the national...

Carolyn Cooper has been a mainstay with the the Mississippi Second Chancery Court District as the court’s administrator for 23 years.

During July 4 range activities Precision Shooting Center held AR-15 Affirmation Day by having only AR-15 rifles shot from 1- 4 pm.

The Mississippi Marlins 10UAA baseball team competed in the 2018 Grand Slam World Series of Baseball in Panama City Beach, FL on June 18-24. The Marlins finished 1st in the 10AA division and placed 5th overall out of 25 teams.

Luke Reynolds, pictured here with Jaron Madison, Chicago Cubs Scouting Director, recently signed his first Major League Baseball contract.

The City of Forest has been awarded the highly competitive 2018 Healthy Hometown Award sponsored by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi.

What's wrong with Forest?

By JOHN B. WINDHAM,

Dear Editor:

Well, the sad, undeniable truth is — Forest is dying!  So, now, the more important question becomes — Why is Forest dying? The answers to why Forest is dying may be a little too much for just one ‘letter to the editor’, but we can start with the #1 cause that Forest is dying — Forest is a Sanctuary City. 


Arrest Report June 20

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 8 – June 14. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Courtney Jones, 27, 3195 Bealman Rd. Dekalb MS, Molesting – Touching Child for Lustful Purposes.






Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Midway Park is open

First Lady Venita Whittington has been in University Hospital. She is out and at home with a lot of specific directions on medications.  Remember her and her family in your prayers.




Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Mass Choir rehearsal is June 23rd

On Sunday, June 17, 2018, Pastor Croff’s message was delivered from the 13th Chapter of the book of Hebrew, verse 8.  His subject: “Everybody is Somebody.”  Reverend Buckley read the Responsive Reading.  






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